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Foreign tourists spend no more than $113 a day in Hanoi: report

The average daily spending by foreign tourists in Hanoi is no more than $113, well below their spending in other global destinations.

Hanoi’s Train Street a source of endless fascination

Foreigners never fail to be amazed when spending time on Hanoi's Train Street because the experience is unique.

Da Nang jails three transgender women preying on foreign tourists

A Da Nang court sentenced three transgender women to varying prison terms on Thursday for stealing phones and cash from foreign tourists.
March 17, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Vietnam a safe destination, but roads a safety risk

Low levels of violent crime and terrorist attacks have made Vietnam a very safe travel destination, but not its roads. 
March 12, 2019 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Saigon police nab phone-snatcher in backpacker hub

Alert cops chased and caught a man soon after he snatched a phone from a Filipino tourist in Saigon Wednesday.
March 07, 2019 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Pu Mat biosphere reserve to charge entry fees

The Pu Mat National Park will start collecting entrance fees for several locations to help maintain the biosphere.
February 21, 2019 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam issues e-visa to nationals of 35 more countries

Vietnam has added 35 more countries, including emerging tourism markets in Europe, to the list of those whose nationals can visit with e-visas.
February 20, 2019 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Foreign woman killed in central Vietnam road accident

A foreign woman died and several of her companions were seriously injured in a central Vietnam road accident Friday.
February 16, 2019 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese teen gang arrested for robbing foreigners in Hoi An

Hoi An police have arrested four teenagers for a series of robberies targeting foreign tourists during the Tet holiday.
February 14, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Foreigners caught speeding on motorbikes on expressway meant for cars

A foreign couple was filmed driving a motorbike at high speed on an expressway near HCMC meant only for four-wheel vehicles.
February 11, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Saigon a big lure for international travelers in 2019

Singapore-based travel site Kayak says Ho Chi Minh City will be a top 10 destination for international visitors this year.
January 19, 2019 | 08:20 pm GMT+7

European man beats disabled Vietnam bar staff to death

An unidentified foreigner has allegedly beaten a deaf and speech-impaired bar employee to death in Da Nang.
January 08, 2019 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

Chinese tourist among two dead as speedboat capsizes in central Vietnam

A Chinese tourist and a Vietnamese tour guide were killed when their speedboat capsized off the central tourist town of Nha Trang Wednesday.
December 27, 2018 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Two men disguised as women rob Canadian tourist in HCMC, caught by police

Saigon police arrested two cross-dressing men for snatching a cell phone from a foreigner celebrating Vietnam’s football win early Sunday.
December 17, 2018 | 12:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam unable to cash in on high tourist numbers

While impressively increasing numbers of foreigners are visiting Vietnam, they spend less here than in other countries in the region.
December 08, 2018 | 02:18 pm GMT+7
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